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National – Will the Market Dictate Continued Livestock Restrictions?

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Last week I retweeted a link from the Urban Land Institute’s twitter page about the increase in the number of “agrihoods.”  And, although we have seen an increase in farming and gardening amenities, we have not seen a shift from pet restrictions – many restrictive covenants still prohibit animals other than orderly, domestic pets.

Real estate developers have been slow to embrace livestock in their restrictive covenants.  An article from Realtor.com (link after the jump) may explain why…

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New York – Cove Club Condo Drops Eviction Suit Against Service Dog Owner, But Discrimination Case Against Condo Will Press On

Cove Club Condo Drops Eviction Suit Against Service Dog Owner, But Discrimination Case Presses OnThe Cove Club Condominium in Battery Park City has halted eviction proceedings against a deaf, 76-year-old deaf resident who has kept a service dog since 2012. The condo board moved to dismiss the eviction action against Roman Erihkman, according to court filings. However, the discrimination lawsuit against the condo board filed by the New York…

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Virginia – Chickens may rule roost across county

Chickens may rule roost across countyTHE NEWS DESK MORE: Read more Spotsylvania County news Rosemarie Jones decided to keep her $900 chicken coop when she moved to the gated Isle of Laurels subdivision in Spotsylvania County about 2 years ago. But the coop sat empty, as Spotsylvania-not to mention the neighborhood’s homeowners association-prohibited backyard chickens.

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Alberta – Woman faces eviction or $250 daily fine because of dogs

Woman faces eviction or $250 daily fine because of dogsA woman says she is being evicted from her rented condominium in west Edmonton because her dogs aren’t allowed even though her landlord knew about them when they signed a lease. Christina Stephenson has two dogs, a 10-year-old yellow Labrador named Charlie, and Benson, a five-year-old Boston Terrier.

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Ontario – Legality of pet ban depends on where it’s spelled out

Legality of pet ban depends on where it’s spelled outMy friend rents a condo and wants to take my cats. She has been advised that a tenant is not permitted to have pets. Is that correct? You should determine where the prohibition is located. A prohibition in your friend’s lease prohibiting pets is not valid pursuant to the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006.

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